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Archives of real estate blog entries for April 3, 2008 (Page 2)
The 30 Year Loan vs The 15 Year Loan - 04:19 AM
There are many decisions when buying a home. One of them is what kind of loan product to use. With interest rates, payment terms and points it can be a little overwhelming. In this article we are going to compare and contrast two popular loan products the 30 Year and the 15 Year Loan. Here is a history of the interest rates for the two products over the last few years.
First let’s current mortgage interest rates. 30 Year Fixed Loans are at 5.85% and rates on 15 Year Fixed Loans are at 5.34%. What does this mean as (2 comments)
Local Profiles, Statistics and School Reports - 08:42 PM
There are a variety of excellent resources available on the Internet to obtain local community / neighborhood information about demographics, income and jobs, education, enthnicity, climate, school reports and home sales averages and more.For example, here are some links for local information about Medford (and Medford Lakes) NJ, with zip of 08055Census Bureau Fact Sheet for 08055 [Burlington County] [NJ State] [Compare] (Community demographics) Community Profile Report; School Report EPA Enviromapper (08055) (main) Medford Weather (NOAA) Climate: Historic (Burlington County); Climate Report (Region) Click here for more information about 08055.All of the above links can be used to find other locations in the U.S.ZipSkinny.com - Enter you Zip code to see Census data (0 comments)
MLS #S4611840 922 GREENLAWN ST, CELEBRATION FL 34747 $$$ 559,900 BEAUTIFUL Issa Townhome loaded with custom upgrades... cherry cabinets, granite, stainless steel appliances in kitchen and custom wine bar, extensive wood work and crown molding throughout home, in-wall surround sound speakers in living room, kitchen, family room and outdoor speakers on the patio. This home is located on a very quaint and quiet street in East Village with beautiful preserve views out every window. Out of the front door is a tree covered grassy area with benches and the oversized backyard patio is the perfect outdoor living space.
MLS #O4824726 225 CELEBRATION PLACE # 531, CELEBRATION FL 34747 $$$ 398,000 $$$ WORLD CLASS LUXURY CONDO HOTEL RESORT LOCATED IN THE DISNEY INSPIRED TOWN OF CELEBRATION. The luxurious lifestyle offered allows the owner of this 1 bedroom penthouse level unit to use their condo as a vacation home for up to 170 day per year. The Mona Lisa Suites Hotel will be managed by the exceptionally talented World Graves Hospitality group. The design concept of the public access areas will be one of rich textures, polished wood and glass, and burnished metals creating an eclectic blend of modern and classic design. (0 comments)
MLS #O4811138 225 CELEBRATION PLACE # 347, CELEBRATION FL 34747 $$ 419,900 $$ WORLD CLASS LUXURY CONDO HOTEL RESORT LOCATED IN THE DISNEY INSPIRED TOWN OF CELEBRATION. The luxurious lifestyle offered allows the owner of this 2 bedroom with 3rd floor pool view to use their condo as a vacation home for up to 170 day per year. The Mona Lisa Suites Hotel will be managed by the exceptionally talented World Graves Hospitality group. The design concept of the public access areas will be one of rich textures, polished wood and glass, and burnished metals creating an eclectic blend of modern and (1 comments)
MLS #O4803581 1224 MOLONA ST, REUNION FL 34747 $$$ 375,000 $$$ Live the Reunion lifestyle. Perfect home 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home as a primary residence or vacation home. Beautifully furnished and decorated by one of the approved Reunion designers. Currently in the Reunion rental program. Locate on a 50' wide lot in the exclusive Homestead neighborhood. Within a easy walk to the Club House and Reunion Grand. Relax and enjoy the luxurious five star amenities offered at the Reunion Resort and Club. Reunion is a 2300 acre luxury gated, golf community with superior first class amenities and service. It is the (1 comments)
MLS #O4786458 864 ASSEMBLY CT, REUNION FL 34747 $$$ 349,900 $$$ Beautifully furnished and well appointed town home in the exclusive resort of Reunion. Furniture package meets the Reunion Rental program requirements. Perfect vacation get away - all that is need is your personal items and time. Relax and enjoy the luxurious five star amenities offered at the Reunion Resort and Club. Reunion is a 2300 acre luxury gated, golf community with superior first class amenities and service. It is the host to a mix of recreation and entertainment venues designed to create a lifestyle experience unmatched in Central Florida. Located just (1 comments)
Seven Tips For First-time Virginia Beach Homebuyers - 04:22 PM
The home buying process may seem daunting to someone who has never purchased a home before. But, with the assistance of an experienced loan officer and Realtor, a first-time home buyer can obtain a better understanding of their financing options, leading to a more positive home buying experience. Whether you've been dreaming of owning a Virginia Beach home for years or you've just decided it would be a smart financial move to make, your first home buying experience will be a memorable one. It's important to learn about your financing options in order to find the mortgage that's right for you. The following are (1 comments)
To Advertise or Not To Advertise…That Is The Question - 04:18 PM
To advertise or not to advertise your listings in your real estate blog...that is the question. Many real estate bloggers tell you not to advertise your listings in your blog. Why? The purpose of a blog is to build relationships, not to sell. This may be true for your community blogger talking about community events or your political blogger ranting and raving about current events, but not for your real estate blog. The keyword being real estate! Who visits real estate blogs? Visitors who enjoy a particular community or political blogger will most likely visit that blog on an ongoing basis...probably until they (4 comments)
Stuff to Do in Phoenix, Arizona! Desert Botanical Gardens AND Butterfly Exhibit! - 09:34 PM
Even though I've lived in Arizona most of my life, I have never visited the Desert Botanical Gardens or the Butterfly Exhibit! The Gardens are located at the southeast corner of Phoenix, adjacent to Scottsdale and Tempe. I checked out the information on their website and loaded up my camera, took some water, wore a hat and off we went. I like these little day trips with my husband. Since I am so fond of taking pictures, I love to go where I'm sure to find awesome subject material. I'll share a few here, and then do a slide show of (21 comments)
Let's Put it In Perspective. Let's Take a Look at The Numbers of Single Family Home Sold For The Past 5 Years In Both Stone Harbor and In Avalon Single Family Properties Sold Stone Harbor Avalon 2007 - 60 99 2006 -- 43 106 2005 --- 80 160 2004 --- 97 217 2003 --- 86 138 From January 1,2008 to April 3,2008 , 25 Single family homes have Sold in Avalon,and 9 Single family homes have Sold in Stone Harbor. Not so terrible.
5 Seller Short Sale Questions..Answered - 06:59 AM
5 Common Questions for Sellers in Trouble 1. I can't make my house payments, but I do have an ability to pay back all or part of the negative equity. Also, I want to preserve my credit score...is a short sale right for me? Probably, not. In cases where the seller can pay back all or part of the negative equity (usually to the 2nd lien holder), it makes sense for them to work out a repayment plan. The lender will then release the lien and allow the home to close. 2. If I pay mortgage insurance and default on my loan, why (2 comments)
Cincinnati Ohio Real Estate Market Report 24 hour update 04/02/2008 - 04:42 AM
Cincinnati MLS daily statistics update. There are currently 19,973 active properties for sale in the Cincinnati area MLS. You can search for your new home in the Cincinati by going to my website. No registration required. Click here to search the Cincinnati mls for your new home In the Cincinnati area currently your home must be in top condition and priced correctly to sell. If you have any questions about Cincinnati real estate or need a Cincinnati realtor please feel free to contact me. http://www.Find1Home.com/ (0 comments)
Resources for Finding a Home Mortgage Loan - 08:29 AM
If you are in the marketplace and looking for Tampa homes for sale one vital step that you need to take in the search for a home mortgage loan is time on the World Wide Web. The Internet has become an invaluable resource for so many different “things” in the 21st century, including a source for helpful information in regard to home mortgage loans. In point of fact, there are now full service Internet venues at which a person can obtain information and actually apply for a home mortgage loan. There is an ever growing number of websites on the World (0 comments)
new way to find homes in carolina beach - 11:16 PM
I have now started a new website that can assist you in finding homes in the Carolina Beach North Carolina area. My new website is www.realestatecarolinabeach.com and is up and running. This site can give you access to homes for sale, for rent and on a vacation rental program in the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach North Carolina area. Check it out. (1 comments)
Another new Carolina Beach North Carolina website - 11:21 PM
This is my newest website for the Carolina Beach North Carolina real estate. Be sure to visit www.realestatekurebeach.com for all the newest information on the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach North Carolina real estate market. Home sales or vacation rentals you will find it all here at this new site. Neal Johnson with Network Real Estate is your professional for home sales or vacation rentals in the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach North Carolina area. If you need any information on the area just let me know. (0 comments)
Kure Beach Spring Fest - 11:27 PM
The Kure Beach North Carolina Spring Fest will be held the last Saturday of April 2008. Be sure to bring the entire family down to this small beach town and enjoy the Spring activities. While you are in the area you can contact Neal Johnson for information on the area. Neal Johnson has been in the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach North Carolina area since 1996. Visit his website at www.realestatecarolinabeach.com or www.realestatekurebeach.com for all the local real estate market information. Be sure not to miss the Kure Beach Spring Fest 2008. (1 comments)
Carolina Beach North Carolina Vacational Rentals - 11:38 PM
The vacation rental market in Carolina Beach North Carolina can be overwhelming. What company do you call? Who will make the whole process smooth and simple. One office that can make your beach vacation the best yet is Network Real Estate. Network Real Estate has vacation rental properties in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach North Carolina. Neal Johnson has a website that can send you directly to the Network Real Estate vacation rental search engine. Visit www.realestatecarolinabeach.com to find a link to the Network Real Estate vacation rental page. You will be able to search all available properites for the week (0 comments)
Network Real Estate Welcomes Shelly Palmer - 11:43 PM
Network Real Estate welcomes back Shelly Palmer to it's Carolina Beach North Carolina office. Shelly moved to Reno Nevada, and has recently returned to North Carolina to join the Network Real Estate sales team. Neal Johnson is glad to have Shelly with the firm and knows she will be a great addition to the company. Neal Johnson with Network Real Estate specializes in vacation rentals in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach North Carolina. You can visit his website for more information on Carolina Beach and Kure Beach North Carolina homes for sale or vacation rentals at www.realestatecarolinabeach.com today. (0 comments)
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